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Euromonitor highlights top 4 beauty trends to watch out for in APAC

Global beauty and personal care has reached a total value of $454 billion in 2013, with Asia-Pacific representing 28% of sales. Here, Euromonitor's Beauty and Personal Care analyst Pei Ying outlines four key trends driving growth in the industry.

China economy slows but cosmetic sales remain strong

Latest data from the China Bureau of Statistics shows that the country’s economy grew at the slowest pace in five years, but that consumer sales, and specifically those for cosmetics, remain strong.

Luxury cosmetics soar despite sanctions in North Korea

North Korea imported US$644.3 million worth of luxury goods including cosmetics last year, despite UN sanctions.

L'Oreal to launch multi-cultural division starting with Carol's Daughter acquisition

L'Oreal signed this week to acquire the multicultural beauty brand and plans for it to continue under current leadership while making full use of its expertise in the multicultural beauty sector.

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US based luxury consultant reveals how she helps fragrance brands crack Asia
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US based luxury consultant reveals how she helps fragrance brands crack Asia

Cracking Asia from a Western brand’s point of view has long been known to be difficult –...

India publishes new rule banning animal testing in cosmetics for good
Animal Testing Ban

India publishes new rule banning animal testing in cosmetics for good

Last year animal tests were removed from the cosmetics standards testing in India, and now a new...

Expert reveals scalp care to be as vital as facial treatments with Asian consumers
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Expert reveals scalp care to be as vital as facial treatments with Asian consumers

This month we're focusing on the rise of the scalp care market in Asia, where our expert,...

Scientists develop perfumery model to predict fragrance

Perfume prediction tool on the radar

A group of scientists have developed a model aimed at helping perfumers predict how various ingredient and...

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